The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan. The region borders Armenia, Iran and Turkey with Nakhchivan its capital. It is believed that Noah’s ark, probably the height of technology at the time, landed there and now, several thousand years later, PlayBox Technology arrived there too.
PlayBox Technology has equipped Kujtesa with eight new TV channels for its Cable TV network. Kujtesa has started broadcasting a bouquet of channels for its viewers that consists of six film channels named K Shqip, (K Albanian, an Albanian movie channel), K Film 1 to K Film 5 (covering different genres) and two documentary channels that are due to be launched shortly.
Svenska Spel (Swedish Gaming) is a Swedish gaming company that also runs the Swedish national lottery with a presence on TV and on-line that both offer further gaming opportunities. When SvenskaS pel wanted to add a new keno to the TV line-up, Motion Media Producer, Magnus Helander turned to PlayBox Technology to provide a fully automated solution.
SoundView Broadcasting (SVB), based in Long Island, New York, USA, specialises in distributing international ethnic TV content. It brings in the content from abroad; India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Middle East and Africa and re-distributes it onto platforms including the Dish Network and Direct TV in the Unites States, Bell and Rogers in Canada, and BSkyB in the UK. This rapidly expanding, specialised operation is fine tuned to allow programmes to be turned around for ‘same day’ distribution, or broadcast live.
PlayBox Technology has played a major part in the expansion of Go tv, Malta’s leading quad-play communications provider. This has involved upgrading the sports playout facility as well as providing equipment for a new information channel and a movie channel.
RCS - Digi Sport is now running multi-channel SD/HD platforms in three countries: Romania, Hungary and Slovakia – all powered by PlayBox Technology.
The first installation was in Romania, where three sports channels, two HD music channels and two HD movie channels have been launched. The sports channels (Digi Sport RO , Digi Sport Plus, Digi Sport HD) are running from three standalone PlayBox playout servers and three PlayBox Titlebox CG systems. All the content and playlists are distributed across the network via PlayBox SafeBox.
Applications for high quality video replays are rapidly growing outside the world of television and PlayBox Technology is increasingly becoming involved. Digital signage is one area where the company is active, but a cinema in Malta has now opened up a new application area for our solutions – playout for cinemas.
PlayBox Technology has supplied equipment for Infinia to provide the playout facilities needed to support Cazavision’s on-air replay and graphics.The system integration has been done by Broad Service Technical Support, S.L.
PlayBox Technology is proud to announce the launch of Samaya 24x7 news channel based in Bangalore, Karnataka. It has not only been a feather in the cap of CMD (Country Managing Director) Rajiv Puri, but another milestone for PlayBox Technology India – providing a cost-effective end-to-end solution for news channels and proving it does supply 100% of Technology at 25% of cost.
One of Turkey’s biggest production companies, IMAJ (www.imajonline.com), already a well-established PlayBox user, is contributing to the TV coverage of the FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball) World Championship in Turkey. IMAJ has been supplied by PlayBox Turkey with four SD-SDI and one HD-SDI AirBox and TitleBox playout and CG/graphics servers for the tapeless workflow of the World Championship TV coverage within the broadcast centres.